Spring Blanket CAL week 9

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Hello!!! I can’t believe we’re on week 9 already!! And finally we’ve reached my favourite part of Spring- when the leaves start to shoot through on the trees, I just love all those different shades of fresh green loveliness.

Our blankets are really getting big now. Thanks so much for all your beautiful photos- here’s a small selection:

So this week we’ll be focusing on all those different shades of green shooting through on the trees. This weekend we were driving through London and I couldn’t stop noticing how beautiful the greens looked against the buildings and even roadworks!!

Spring Brights

Round 49- spring green, 50- lincoln, 51- kelly green

Muted Vintage:

49- duck egg, 50- lincoln, 51- mustard

Special Stitches:

2 treble cluster (2trcl)– yoh, put hook through stitch, yoh, pull back through (3 loops on hook), yoh, pull through 2 loops (leaving 2 loops on hook), yoh, put hook back through same stitch, yoh, pull back through (4 loops on hook), yoh, pull through 2 loops (leaving 3 loops on hook), yoh, pull through last 3 loops

Staggered 2 treble cluster- yarn over hook, put hook through first stitch, yoh, pull back through (3 loops on hook), yoh, pull through 2 loops (leaving 2 loops on hook), skip one stitch, yoh, put hook through following stitch, pull yarn back through (4 loops on hook), yoh, pull through 2 loops (leaving 3 loops), yoh, pull through last 3 loops

Round 49– join new colour in any ch2 corner space, ch1, in same space make (one 2trcl, ch2, one 2trcl), #ch3, skip 2 stitches, *make one staggered 2trcl across 3 stitches (see special stitch description), ch3, skip one stitch**, repeat from * to ** all the way along the edge of the square, in corner space make (one 2trcl, ch2, one 2trcl)##, repeat from # to ## twice then from * to ** all the way along the last edge of the square, sl st to first cluster, fasten off (2 clusters plus 40 staggered treble clusters along each side)

Round 50- join new colour in any ch2 corner space, ch1, in same space make (one 2trcl, ch2, one 2trcl), #in top of next cluster make (1tr, ch2, 1tr), * in top of staggered cluster make (1tr, ch2, 1tr)**, repeat from * to ** all the way along the edge of the square, in top of cluster make (1tr, ch2, 1tr), in corner space make (one 2trcl, ch2, one 2trcl) ##, repeat from # to ## twice more then from * to ** along the last edge, in top of cluster make (1tr, ch2 1tr), sl st to first 2trcl, fasten off (42 ‘v’ stitches and two 2trcl along each side)

Round 51 – join new colour in any ch2 corner space, ch1, in same space make (one 2trcl, ch2, one 2trcl), #* in next ch2 space make (1tr, ch2, 1tr)**, repeat from * to ** all the way along the edge of the square, in corner space make (one 2trcl, ch2, one 2trcl)##, repeat from # to ## twice more then from * to ** along the last edge, sl st to first 2trcl, fasten off (42 ‘v’ stitches and two 2trcl along each side)

And that brings us to the end of week 9!! Next week we’ll be back to flowers, I promise!!

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